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Circular Box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1403-1427

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Circular Box, Artist Unknown (China)
Circular Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Carved red lacquer (t'i-hung)
Size: 2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (5.08 x 13.97 x 13.97 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 15th century, Ming dynasty
Inscriptions: Yung-lo mark and period (1403-1424)
Physical Description: red with brown interior and bottom; carved with leaf and flower design around edges of box and cover; two figures on a balcony overlooking rocks, trees and clouds on cover; six characters lightly incised on bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton and the Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2007.40a,b
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009